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Basketball

FIVE-PLAYER DEAL IS DONE: Portland, Cleveland and Miami completed a five-player deal, with the Trail Blazers sending power forward Brian Grant to the Heat and getting Shawn Kemp.

Under terms of the deal, Grant signed a seven-year, $86 million deal with the Blazers. In exchange for Grant, the Heat sent Chris Gatling and Clarence Weatherspoon, along with a first-round draft choice and cash, to the Cavaliers.

Cleveland also gets Portland's 36-year-old backup point guard, Gary Grant.

TIME TO JAM: The NBA Jam Van is visiting Utah, offering a variety of basketball activities for fans. The 67-foot vehicle makes its first stop from 3-8 p.m. Friday at the Boys & Girls Club, 244 E. Vine St., Murray. On Saturday, it will be in Logan from noon to 5 p.m. at 900 N. 200 West. The van next appears in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, from 3-8 p.m. at 968 E. Sugarmont Drive. Next Thursday, the van will be at the Boys & Girls Club, 300 N. 600 West, Salt Lake, from 3-8 p.m. From Sept. 8-10, the van will be on display at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West.

OLYMPIC CAPTAINS NAMED: Gary Payton, Alonzo Mourning and Jason Kidd were voted tri-captains of the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team, which will begin exhibition play Thursday against Canada.

SPUR ARRESTED: San Antonio Spurs forward Samaki Walker was arrested for driving a motorcycle more than 100 mph on a highway.

Cycling

ARMSTRONG INJURED IN ACCIDENT: Lance Armstrong suffered only bruises after he and another cyclist were hit by a car in southern France in an accident that destroyed his bicycle and smashed his helmet into pieces.

The two-time Tour de France champion took the brunt of the impact with the car Tuesday, but X-rays proved negative, said Dan Osipow, Armstrong's spokesman.

Boxing

TYSON WILL FIGHT GOLOTA: Mike Tyson will next fight Andrew Golota on Oct. 20 in The Palace at Auburn Hills, Mich., Showtime announced.

LEWIS-TUA BOUT SET: Lennox Lewis, who had hoped to defend his heavyweight titles against David Tua in Toronto, will instead meet the No. 1 challenger on Nov. 11 in Las Vegas at the 11,200-seat Mandalay Bay.

Football

COLT CONVICTED: Indianapolis Colts defensive back Mustafah Muhammad, unable to refute testimony from his 6-year-old stepson, was convicted of one count of domestic battery for beating his pregnant wife last fall.

Nichole Muhammad, who was five months pregnant, died 10 days later from excessive bleeding when she went into premature labor following a car accident. Her child was stillborn.

Muhammad was sentenced to one year in jail, which was suspended, and one year's probation.

Mustafah Muhammad — then known as Steve Muhammad — was cleared earlier this year of any responsibility in his wife's death. Prosecutor Scott Newman instead charged Muhammad with three misdemeanor counts of battery.

GIANTS SIGN STOUTMIRE: Free agent safety Omar Stoutmire took the New York shuttle, signing with the Giants just four days after being waived by the Jets in their final roster cut-down.

POSTPONED GAME MAY CHANGE: The Black Coaches Association Classic, postponed Sunday night by heavy rains and severe lightning, might be played Dec. 1 at Virginia Tech. If so, the Hokies will have to face a different opponent. Georgia Tech said that it won't take part in a makeup game against the Hokies.

VANDERBILT SUSPENDS WINBORN: Vanderbilt suspended All-SEC linebacker Jamie Winborn and starting cornerback Jimmy Williams for the first two games of the season. Athletic director Todd Turner said a routine check of car registrations on Aug. 14 uncovered a possible NCAA violation.

The registrations check revealed a relationship between the two players and two Vanderbilt alumni. The investigation found the alumni had guaranteed the players credit lines — without the players' knowledge, according to Turner.

Golf

PAK WINS SKINS: Se Ri Pak won 10 skins to win the Lorie Kane Island Challenge skins game with a two-day total of $117,500. She made a 6 1/2-foot birdie putt on the par-3 10th hole to take seven skins and $72,500, and grabbed three more skins and $45,000 with a birdie on the par-5 17th.

Annika Sorenstam earned $107,500, and Nancy Lopez and Kane, who organized the competition, were shut out in the 18-hole event on the Brudenell River course.

Hockey

WIEMER AGREES TO EXTENSION: Left wing Jason Wiemer agreed to a contract extension with the Calgary Flames. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wiemer had 11 goals and 11 assists with 120 penalty minutes in 64 games last season.